It can be. However, that type of racism is not the main problem right now. Wrong! That is prejudice. Not racism. Even though white supremacists in the last few years have been pushing that narrative among non-racists to try to dilute their racism. What you describe was not considered racism until relatively recently when the extreme-right media decided to cater to their white supremacist audience by enlisting the aid of right wingers who are not necessarily racists. For objective definition of racism, Anthropology and Sociology are the relevant fields that study the matter. Of course! One of the main purposes of this thread is to demonstrate that.